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Thread-waisted Wasp

Ammophila nigricans


This wasp is in the Family Sphecidae (Thread-waisted Wasps) and Subfamily Ammophilinae. This one has black wings with a reddish-orange area and black area on the abdomen.


This one was on one of the goldenrod species near a pond at the Silver Bluff Audubon Center near Kathwood (Aiken County), SC.

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South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Nov 16, 2013
Submitted on Jan 24, 2015

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